BA (Bocconi) MA PhD (Harvard)
Associate Professor of Finance
‘Governance with Poor Investor Protection’, Journal of Financial Economics (2002); ‘Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions’ (with S Rossi), Journal of Financial Economics (2004); ‘Political Economy of Corporate Governance’ (with M Pagano), American Economic Review (2005); ‘Managers, Workers, and Corporate Control’ (with M Pagano), Journal of Finance (2005); ‘Corporate Governance Externalities’ with (V Acharya), Review of Finance (2010); ‘The Life-Cycle of Family Ownership’ (with J Franks, C Mayer and H Wagner), Review of Financial Studies (2012); ‘Securitization, Disclosure and Liquidity’ (with M Pagano), Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.
Corporate governance, capital structure, mergers and acquisitions and theory of organisations.
Associate Editor, Review of Finance. Director, European Finance Association.
Assistant Professor of Finance (London Business School).